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The image is a copy of an artwork made by N. Chatzikyriakos-Gkikas for the Higher School of Rural and Surveying Engineering of NTUAΤhe School of Rural and Surveying Engineering (SRSE) was founded in 1917 under the title of "Higher School of Surveying Engineering" . Initially, three years of study were required to obtain a diploma, but in 1930 this was increased to four years and the title was changed to "Higher School of Rural and Surveying Engineering".

A leading personality behind the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering and the changes of 1930 was Professor Demetrios Lambadarios. Professor Lambadarios was a member of Athen's Academy and server as Rector of NTU (1928-1933) and Dean of the School for many years. Today, the School's building in Zographou campus carries his name.

In 1974, while Professor George Veis was a Dean of the School, the School’s curriculum was extended to five years. In 2001, SRSE has decided to rename the N.W. SRSE building in Zographou campus to Veis building, in order to honor the major contribution of G. Veis to the School and N.T.U.A.

In 1982, the School’s title was changed to 'Department of Rural and Surveying Engineering'. At the same time, Prof. Dionyssios Balodimos became the Department’s first President. Today, the title of the school is "School of Rural And Surveying Engineering (S.R.S.E.).